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Volunteers Needed To Educate Students About The Chesapeake Bay And Environmental Issues
ANNAPOLIS, MD — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking interested adults to become TEAM (Teaching Environmental Awareness in Maryland) volunteers. TEAM volunteers educate elementary and middle school students about the Chesapeake Bay and other Maryland environmental issues through hands-on presentations in classrooms around the state.
TEAM Volunteers provide an important link between DNR and schools. Since its inception in 1998, TEAM DNR volunteers have delivered 800 classroom programs to more than 30,000 students in Maryland.
Currently, TEAM offers schools-free classroom programs on the Chesapeake Bay watershed, streams, oyster reefs, horseshoe crabs, and Chesapeake watermen.
The next workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in C-1 of the Tawes State Office Building located at 580 Taylor Avenue in Annapolis. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch. Beverages and snacks will be provided.
To register for a workshop, contact Amy Henry at 410-260-8828 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers should have an outgoing personality and a strong desire to protect the Chesapeake Bay. While no prior teaching experience is necessary, volunteers should enjoy working with children. For more information about this valuable program visit, www.DNR.Maryland.gov/education/teamdnr.
November 1, 2007
Contact: Olivia Campbell
410-260-8016 office I 410-507-7525 cell
Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 449,000 acres of public lands and 17,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 12 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov